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a cousin who had been in the women's army corps during world war ii. and she went to paris, and she bought this painting. she is a cat lover. and she paid a few hundred dollars for it. and she was told that it was extremely valuable. and this was in the 1940s? yes, mm-hmm. and i'm not a cat lover. so it's been on my porch for 15 years. and what do you know about it? i know that he was a contemporary of toulouse-lautrec, that he was swiss, and he came to paris in 1881, and he is more noted for his posters. the artist's name is théophile steinlen. and you're absolutely right. he was a contemporary and a friend of toulouse-lautrec's, also a famous poster artist. he was born in switzerland, and in his early 20s, he moved to paris. and he's first working in paris in the 1880s as an illustrator, and soon after that as a poster artist. he did a number of images of workers, and very much had a social agenda in imaging poor people, downtrodden people. but what he's best known for are his posters of parisian nightclubs and theater programs and, of course, the beloved cats. and most of his models ar
's not until about monday or tuesday. for the time being, single digit temperatures in london and paris. as we look off toward the east, moscow only looking at 2 here for your high on your friday. now here's a look at your extended forecast. >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo.
dreaming of paris where my grandparents, my grandfather, spend many important years of his life. also i want to move to my place, i don't know what was the name of that place. every time people call me la englicita, the little english woman because in cuba, in the caribbean, they didn't make any difference. all the irish were english. and all the people from asia were chinese. all the jews were called polacos, polish. that is interesting because the irish were part of the spanish community in cuba, but usually they didn't make the difference. so they call me and they call my father el inglis, the english guy. so when they call me that and when my name suffered many different spellings. later on in life, in the 70's, i had many identification cards with names like coffee that i didn't drink at the time, so i began drinking coffee later on, names like caufildo and garfield, my favorite one, that made me wonder if the bureaucrats at the id office knew that i really love cats. without my garfield id, i left havana in 1981 and went to zurich, switzerland, thanks to james joyce. my dancing th
in paris. but that's the plan. >> this plan talking about sending them to louisiana. >> nope, nope. >> this is 1789. >> the letter is from 1789 so it can't be about the louisiana purchase. >> what i meant is that when jefferson was in paris, and when he had discussed the plan with edward ban craft, not only discussed it with short but with thomas kane and when the outdoor of the decision came about whether we had slavery in louisiana, thomas kane reminded the president what proposed from france mainly that outlined in the bancroft letter to bring slaves in for a short amount of time to teach them, you know, the proper mode. >> i don't see jefferson in determining. >> it says right here i will settle them in the 50 acres each intermingled and place them on the flooding. >> he says their children shall be brought up in the property and make no doubt they will be good citizens. so it's the french and the germans. >> we can argue this later. the intercede in our mixed up. >> you draw the comparison with george washington. washington of course free is the slaves. >> ten years of trying.
was looking at the clock saying, what time is this wedding going to start? i have to go to my church. paris up. and i just felt so hurt because it's like i only get married once here. your churches there. it's always going to be there. but he kept like looking at his clock, and then when we were done with the ceremony he, like, took off right after that. like he stayed for the reception, like for a little bit, but i felt so horrible the whole time thinking that i'm never going to be more important to my father than other things. and it really hurt me a lot. >> where does your mother figure into this? >> i have a lot of issues with my mom, and anybody who reads the memoir will know why. but my mother, she's still alive but she still in l.a. she lives about 20 minutes away from me, and it's been actually, now that i've become a writer and i have to travel a lot, i have to say that that has in a way helped me to have a better relationship with her, because she, like right now that i'm here, she's with my children, you know, and she comes over, she takes care of them. so she really tries to help m
to meet with parties in paris to start peace negotiations. it was successful in that matter to yes? >> this is a question about the relationships between the two successive first ladies, jacqueline bouvier kennedy and labor johnson. i seem to remember, jackie kennedy referred to mrs. johnson is lyndon johnson's trained hunting dog at one point, to which i feel, i would rather have a trained hunting dog rather than a french poodle if you want to get something done. but there are many pictures of lyndon johnson and bill signing ceremonies. i'm wondering about that. >> mrs. johnson hosted a reception for the new senate wives in 1953 after the kennedys were married. mrs. kennedy certainly stood out as a glamorous and intelligent young cenobite. they knew each other a decade for the assassination. during the vice presidential period, mrs. johnson was asked to substitute for mrs. kennedy at events, dinners, receptions, teas, events, and she did so. i don't think they were close, personally, or socially, but they had inimical relationship. mrs. johnson visited the kennedy compound at hyan
thing that has happened since paris hilton released her debut music album, and there is not a lot of hope for congress to resolve anything. >> but consumer confidence is at a file year high so it must translate into opening of the wallets? >>guest: that is a fair point but if you look at the most recent consumer sentiment survey, you talk about future expectations, they are lower when than the last few months, and the lower expectations are because of the fiscal cliff and because of the uncertainty that, althoughs in 2013. >> were you out there today? >>guest: i was. i was spending money trying to keep the economy going. also, buying all deals. i was not trading up to the high priced stuff. not yet. >> out are to have fun. thank you. so, another republican dixing a no tax hike pledge. does that mean tax hikes are coming? with verizon. hurry in this friday for great deals. like the droid razr by motorola in cranberry, free. or a white 7-inch samsung galaxy tab 2, just $99.99. this friday, get the best deals on the best devices on the best network. exclusively at verizon. and i'm he
donations from the american people down to peru. a week later she flew to paris at the mecca spano gonzalez, wife of the peruvian president and l-lima to deliver donations, visit the injured and homeless and review the damage. she took with her over 18,000 pounds of clothing, blankets and other goods as well as cash donations. during her brief stay, she accompanied on a tour of the most devastated region, flying on a small plane come sitting on the other repurposed kitchen chair with no seatbelt. walking amid the rubble she hugged children and offered comfort to those who have lost everything. her genuine concern and sympathy did much to ease the tension that existed between the u.s. and peru since the dissension to power an editorial depends, the main newspaper newspaper and noted the profound significance of past visits. enter human wants and identification the suffering of peruvian people come the editorial continued, she'd gone beyond the norms of our courtesy. the people of peru appreciated the understanding and concern she demonstrated in our sorrow. on her departure, awarded her the
. this year the windows show a brief film, minnie imagining herself at the fashion shows in paris, and with a little pixie dust, she's transported to the runway. even style maven sarah jessica parker gets the cartoon treatment. >> by the way you have beautiful ears. >> oh, thank you. >> reporter: she was there for the unveiling with our boss, disney ceo bob iver. sjp weighing in on the controversial skinny minnie. >> but it's a fantasy. we imagine ourselves in a scenario much different from our own, fashion magazines and fashion has the saime aspirational quality. >> reporter: iver hopes it serves as a way to keep the characters on the cutting edge of style. >> we're presenting the marriage between disney characters and high fashion and proves that great character is kind of timeless and always in style. >> reporter: and it's for a good cause as 25% of the proceeds of the disney/barney's holiday fashion line will go to the red cross to help victims of hurricane sandy. and fear not, disney devotees. as with all fairy-tales, this story also has a happy ending. paula faris, abc news,
is on the education peace, -- piece, we found teaching the paris is critical. when i started, we had parents say my kids can go back in the game. you say, if your child cannot go back in the game. parents are now aware. they are not making those kinds of decisions. the other piece of it is on coach's training. we need to get the coaches out there to teach other coaches. we have to do a better job in the nation about the national structure. >> brooke, tell me about your web site. are you working with the nfl on an initiative? >> we are helping with the nfl evolution. each day you see tips from mom's team, which i am the publisher of. i am also the author of home team advantage, the critical role of mothers in youth sports. i have a great new hot. it is as the producer of a documentary around football i keep hearing these great pieces about parents. that team is the website iran. for the past 12 years, we have been leading the way in concussion education in youth sports. moms are very concerned. about nine months ago, received a letter from a mother in oklahoma. she wanted mom team to parachute in wi
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